Advisor: Katie Coronado
During fall and spring semesters, students present a weekly live newscast, UCF Knightly News. This student‐produced half‐hour newscast airs live every Friday afternoon on campus cable and on tape-delay courtesy of Bright House cable.
Advisor: William Kinnally
WNSC is UCF’s student-run 24/7 radio station broadcast over closed-circuit campus cable on Channel 21 and online at wnsc.ucf.edu that is managed by radio-television students. WNSC is the source for UCF campus news and events and offers free advertising to all UCF organizations. WNSC provides the students of the University Of Central Florida with a source for entertainment and is a valuable learning tool for those involved.
Advisor: Paul Leader
Facebook: UCF Debate
NSC sponsors the UCF intercollegiate debate program, which is open to any undergraduate student enrolled in the university. UCF Debate is a nationally competitive team policy debate program that competes on the annual national topic. The team functions under NDT/CEDA team policy debate and travels regionally and nationally to compete in tournaments. No experience is required in order to participate.
Advisor: Jonathan Conway
Facebook: UCF Speech Team
NSC sponsors the UCF intercollegiate speech (forensics) and parlimentary debate program, which is open to any undergraduate student enrolled in the university. Students are eligible to qualify for the major intercollegiate national tournaments for competitive speaking. The typical individual events include the following: Literary interpretation events, public address events, limited preparation events and the Lincoln-Douglas debate.
Advisor: Joan McCain
Ad Club is the UCF student chapter of the American Advertising Federation and works closely with the local AAF chapters, the Orlando Advertising Federation and Ad2 Orlando. While activities are designed for Ad-PR and marketing students, all university students are welcome to join, regardless of major.
National Association of Black Journalists
Advisor: John Malala
National Association of Black Journalists is a national organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.
National Broadcasting Society
Advisor: Stephanie Rice
Facebook: NBS UCF Chapter
The National Broadcasting Society is a national organization comprised of people working in the television industry, specifically production. The purpose of the student chapter is to give students a chance to network and gain additional experience working with other students interested in production and those enrolled in the R-TV program.
Advisor: Michelle Dusseau
The National Communication Association advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry. To view the organization’s constitution, please click here.
Advisor: Lindsay Hudock
Quotes is the largest student chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. Active for more than 25 years, Quotes is also the largest chapter of FPRA in the state. The chapter sponsors Intern Pursuit, at which intern employers and students meet in an informal setting, and connects UCF students with professional mentors in the community in both advertising and public relations.
For information on our annual student-run internship fair, visit quotesucf.com/internpursuit.
Advisor: Rick Brunson
Facebook: RTDNA UCF
The Radio Television Digital News Association is a national, professional association of electronic journalists. As a campus chapter, RTDNA focuses on helping students better prepare for the broadcast news industry. RTDNA is open to all students, but is focused on broadcast and electronic journalism majors.
Advisor: Steve Collins
The UCF Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists is a chapter dedicated to the professional development of aspiring journalists, promoting high standards of ethical behavior and protecting First Amendment freedoms of speech and press. Members interested in print, broadcast or online journalism are welcome to join the club.
Zeta Phi Eta at UCF
Advisor: Lindsay Hudock
Facebook: Zeta Phi Eta at UCF
Zeta Phi Eta is a coed, professional communications fraternity open to all undergraduate students studying communications. The fraternity is designed to not only assist communications students in their pursuit of success, but to unite them under the principles of brotherhood, scholarship and professionalism.
Sigma Eta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta
Advisor: Shari Hodgson
Application: 2017 Spring Lambda Pi Eta Application
Lambda Pi Eta is the honor society of the National Communication Association. The purposes of Lambda Pi Eta are to recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies, to stimulate interest in the field of communication, to promote and encourage professional development among communication majors, and to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication. Membership in LPH is open to all communication studies majors. For membership information click here.